Yarovaya: Fight against corruption may destroy sovereignty of state

Yarovaya: Fight against corruption may destroy sovereignty of state
Irina Yarovaya

The Anti-Corruption Committee Head said that a new model of corruption is being formed in the world, when officials act, violating the legitimate interests of the state and the business community.⁠

The task of combating corruption may be used to destroy the sovereignty of the state. This opinion, Vedomosti writes, adheres to Chairman of the Committee on Security and Anti-Corruption of the State Duma Irina Yarovaya.

"We are very concerned about what is happening in Ukraine, where under the guise of fighting corruption, the whole system of state power was destroyed," the deputy said, speaking at the international scientific and practical conference Partnership between the state and business.

An element of unsound international competition, according to Yarovaya, is also the application of sanctions against Russian business in the absence of illegal actions on its part. Thus, a new model of corruption is formed in the world, when officials act, violating the legitimate interests of the state and the business community. Such a model is unacceptable, it prevents fair competition, Yarovaya insists.

Earlier, in the same sense Deputy Minister of Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Zubov spoke about corruption. "All the color revolutions in all countries began under the slogan of fighting corruption," the Deputy Minister said at a meeting of an expert working group in the Government, where they discussed the initiative of oppositionist Alexey Navalny about imposing responsibility for illegal enrichment.

The president of Russian Railways JSC, head of the state policy department of the Faculty of Political Science of the Moscow State University n.a. Lomonosov Vladimir Yakunin said speaking before the students of the St. Petersburg State University with a lecture that corruption "is an integral part of globalization."

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